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Nicholas Preusch

Nick Preusch, CPA, J.D., LL.M., is a member of the PBMares' tax staff with more than eight years of tax and accounting experience. His primary focus is performing tax and consulting services for high wealth individuals and mid-to-large business entities. He also specializes in nonprofit tax, international tax and tax ethics. Nick's responsibilities include tax research related to complex business transactions, tax asset management and tax return preparation and review. He also works closely with businesses and individuals to find tax efficiencies through ever changing tax legislation. Prior to joining PBMares, Nick was a tax manager with a regional public accounting firm in the Metro D.C. area where he worked with high wealth individuals, professional athletes and large businesses. He was also an Internal Revenue Service (IRS) attorney at the IRS National Office in Washington, D.C. where he was the lead attorney for several of the most impactful tax ethics cases. He started his career in Richmond, Va. as an IRS revenue agent. Nick co-authored Tax Preparer Penalties and Circular 230 Enforcement, a textbook published by Thomson Reuters. His other publications include Exercising Proper Due Diligence Under Circular 230 published in the AICPA’s Journal of Accountancy, New Voluntary Continuing Education Program Creates Unequal Treatment of Preparers in the National Association of Tax Preparer’s TAXPRO Journal, Circular 230 Case Processing and the Application of Monetary Penalties – An Illustrative Example published in the AICPA’s The Tax Advisor, and IRS Office of Professional Responsibility Case Development and Its Impact on Tax Firms in CCH’s Journal of Tax Practice and Procedure. Nick has presented nationally on the subject of tax ethics and representing clients before the IRS and is an adjunct professor with the University of Mary Washington. In 2017, he was named one of the VSPCA’s Top 5 Under 35. A licensed attorney in New York and a CPA in Virginia, Nick is a graduate of Georgetown University where he earned an LL.M. degree in taxation, Case Western Reserve University where he earned his Juris Doctorate, the University of Connecticut, where he earned his Masters of Science in accounting, and Carthage College, where he earned his Bachelor’s Degree in accounting and business administration.